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for the third straight month to reach the highest level in two-and-a-half years. major port strike has been averted for now after mediators got the long shoreman's union to postpone it for month to work out time detail osafter new contract. correspondent phil keeting is following that story from miami. >> at least one end of the year cliff has been averted for now. container cliff. there will be no east and gulf coast port strike happening this weekend. but both sides still have much to work out. if they don't, five weeks from now will be right back to a sweeping strike with great consequences. >> a strike in long beach in los angeles a few weeks ago. that was close. if you cost that area, $1 billion a day. >> sticking point has been the container royalties. salary supplements for long shoremen. heavier the container, the more they get paid. the owners want to cap the royalties at last year's levels to 15,000 long shoreman did not. this from the federal mediator in washington. "the container royalty payment issue has been agreed upon in principle by the parties subject to achieving an overa
force. >> 30-day contract extension agreed to by the long shoreman shipman and port operators friday temporarily averts a shutdown of the 14 ports from massachusetts to texas. 14,000 long shoremen still find their jobs threatened by out automation. today it takes one long shoreman to do the works of three we have seen before. >> efficiency and new productivity, machines come in play. people are displaced by that. to maintain cost and come pettive market we have to pay attention to. president obama is beholden to unions. he's made a point of supporting them. >> look at how the unions built the stronger middle class and stronger america. >> day after that, michigan became the 24 state to pass right to worklaugh. the president option to reward unions are limited. >> we'll expect the leadership from president obama. >> more than 5700 new regulations posted in 90 days alone. >> way to do it from the union per speculative to raise the workers' pay around the world. >> laying the ground work to protect workers from detroit to juarez to shanghai to bogata. getting the government and multinat
with a roadmap. >> the 94-port intelligence memo known as the c.i.a. talking points was reviewed by two dozen officials in 24-hour period before ambassador rice used them as the basis for the controversial sunday show appearances where she wrongly blamed the consulate attack on anti-islam video. >> they were dumbed down to the point that they were, we should have said nothing versus what they were trying to tell the american people. taking al-qaeda references out of the talking points was an injustice to what happened. >> the substantive changes including the decision to pull references to al-qaeda were made by the u.s. intelligence community specifically the c.i.a. citing the need to protect sources and meths there. may have been legitimate reasons they find this puzzling. >> any attack happen against any american interest around the world, the first thing comes to even's mind is maybe al-qaeda. >> they are seeking e-mail traffic to independently assess how the talking points changed and whether it was driven by political considerations. fox news is told it took a week to ten days for intell
retiring and we have major infrastructure projects built, hydroelectric, ports, infrastructure, oil and gas. it's endless. >> canada is looking to double oil production in ten years but it needs more trained workers. >> the kind of positions that are open are people who are engineers, people who welding skills, people who have skill sets in construction. >> they are looking by posting ads on youtube and hosting job fair with the health of u.s. officials. >> john fontain is one of 600 people who stood in line at job fair near palm springs, california. he is willing to move to support his two young children. >> everybody has to make sacrifices in life to go anywhere. an opportunity presents itself you might as well reach out and grab it. >> with british columbia and alberta with a skilled worker shortal of more than 150,000 in the next decade americans have an opportunity to earn big money. up to $150,000 a year or more for some trades. the average temperature here in the winter hovers around frozing but the province of alberta boasts a household median income of $83,000 compared to $50,000 i
in power extremely unlikely. >> doug: you mentioned the port of tartus and it's a russian naval base. i wonder if we have a graphic here of the base. it's geopolitical stronghold for russia. their decision not to provide amnesty, for assad at this point. >> russia has to think of their own concerns ahead of the relationship with syria, no longer the same. syria is crumbling and assad is likely to die there. convince him to break down or make concession. the rate at which we see this go on is where we watch defection of the high level of the military. if he tries to leave too soon, his life is in danger. where they go, he goes. he doesn't want to leave. waiting to see if he is killed in his country. i don't think the russians can pressure him to make the decision. >> no matter what his fate, it won't put an end to bloodshed in country. >> no. this is a case study and not intervention. america is intervening everywhere. counterproductive. >> president obama was the most outspoken on this. how terrible of throwing the weight around. we didn't throw the wait around at all. they are not usin
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